A partnership between the CRIFPE, the Canada Research Chair on Technologies in Education, the Canada Research Chair in Sociocultural Issues of Digital Technology in Education and the Cree School Board
Participants :
Cree School Board
1.Judy Washipabano, principal, James Bay Eeyou School in Chisasibi
2.Sukru Akyuz, teacher, James Bay Eeyou School in Chisasibi
3.Serge Béliveau, Deputy director general
University of Montreal/University of Quebec in Montreal
1.Thierry Karsenti, prof., University of Montreal
2.Simon Collin, prof., University of Quebec in Montreal
3.Sophie Goyer, research professionnal, technical assistant
4.Pier-Philippe Chevigny, Camera operator
1.     Better understand how technology is appropriated by the Cree community.
2.     Better understand how students perceive the role of technologies in education.
3.     Better understand the impact of technologies on academic perseverance and success in Cree students.
4.     Better understand how the community perceives the role of technologies in education.
5.     Better understand uses of technologies by students and educators in the Cree community.
MARCH 23, 2015
1.     Administration of a paper questionnaire to all students and teachers at the James Bay Eeyou School in Chisasibi.
Monday, March 23, 2015
7:45 AM                        Departure from Montreal
11:35 AM                      Arrival at CHISASIBI
11:45  – 1:00 PM           Lunch with the school’s teacher and principal: discussion about the project
1:00 – 2:45 PM              Meeting with students (filmed as they take possession of their iPad, etc.)
                                           First training session with students (filmed as they discover how to use the iPad)
2:45 – 3:45 PM              Teacher training (only with Sukru), while students are exploring the iPad.
3:45 – 4:45 PM              Focus group with several teachers from the school to address technology use in education
Overnight stay at Chisasibi Hotel
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
9:30   – 10:30 AM         Second training session with students: how to use the iPad to learn (filmed…)
10:30 – 11:30 AM         Focus group with students to address technology use in education
noon  – 1:00 PM           Lunch with the school’s teacher and principal: discussion about the next steps
1:00  – 2:45 PM           Departure from CHISASIBI
6:45 PM                       Arrival at MONTREAL
"What do you think about technology survey" will be given away to students before iPads are introduced to them. 

This is still an ongoing project.


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